May the cosmic games begin
It’s that time of the month again! It seems many were in retrograde shambles for the past month and for most of us, astrological circumstances will improve tremendously. As the old adage goes, April retrogrades bring May flowers (or so we hope!) Our resident astrologist Mi Gerer returns to give us all a much-awaited dose of cosmic insights for May.
For all of May, Goddess of beauty Venus is in your 1st house of self and looks. Change your style or try a new hairdo or color. Now is the best time for shopping or a makeover. You’ll be more charming than ever and pro-fashion-al! From the 15th intelligent Mercury is moving into your 2nd house of finances. Money will be on your mind, therefore, you could be thinking of new strategies to improve your income! YES! Mars your ruler is in Gemini your 3rd house. Get active in your neighborhood! Communicate with your siblings. Try something new. Learn a new skill. Under these perfect planetary alignments, anything is possible! Just because your birthday season came to an end last month it doesn’t mean that the fun has. You still have prime planetary booming energy, fun, romance and love plus devilish communicator Mercury is finally turning direct. Goodbye, delays ($!) and technological messiness. Retrograde planets tend to have a weaker energy, that is why you have been feeling tired in April. For the mysterious Scorpio full moon on the 10th, I suggest you arrange a sexual ritual with your lover. I promise you there is no better, sexier Moon, than the extreme Scorpio full Moon that sheds light on our most hidden treasures. If you are trying to get over somebody, now would be a good time to work on a banishing ceremony. Out with the old, in with the new. On the 19th Saturn, the planet of structure is forming a favorable aspect to groundbreaking Uranus. This is just the push you need from the universe. You could take advantage of an overseas move. Maybe you start a new course at a university. Expect to receive a global powerful message. Again, it is a prime time to learn something new now — any kind of skill you are interested in. The creative new moon in Gemini on the 25th coupled with pleasure-seeking Venus and the Sun gives you diverse interests, so choose anything as long as it is not boring. If you start taking small steps, the powerful new moon will help you to endure and succeed.
Happiest of birthdays, dear Taurus!! Last month, the shimmering bright sun entered your sign! You will be the superstar of the month with full cosmic support. Indulge in food, drinks or whatever it is that you love. Taurus people are known to be party animals, especially on their birthdays. With your enduring energy, it is hard to keep up with you. Thank god, you have so many loyal friends, who will probably need a month to recover from your festivities. With Venus your planetary ruler in your secret 12th house. You will be oozing sensuality and mystery. People will feel attracted to your magical energy like moths to a flame. You will be able to lure whomever you are interested in into your world. Whatever tensions there were about unconscious doubts, Mercury the communication planet finally turns direct on the 3rd, just in time for your birthday! You’ve been getting pretty confused as Mercury has been messing up your forms of communication. While Mercury was retrograde in Aries, it was actually simmering in your 12th house of the deep unconscious. Inner storms might have been upsetting you, but maybe you weren’t able to talk about it. The powerful Scorpio full moon on the 10th lights up your relationship sector. You either will end things for good or you’ll decide to take one step further with your sweetie, by making your bond official. It’s going to be a super special month for you! From the 15th your mind will be more active than usual and you will want to communicate more thanks to brainy Mercury moving into your sign. Around the 19th yoga and meditation are they key to access that Million-dollar idea. You are such a chill sign and I don’t think you are one who needs meditation, but this month it would be crucial especially 15th until the end of May. Center yourself, switch off and receive the divine messages. Unlock the secrets from your precious unconscious. Mo money, Mo problems…? Not for you, dear Taurus! If you spent too much money partying, the 25th is the best time to review and start saving up again thanks to the clever new moon in Gemini, which rules your 2nd house of money and possessions. It’s a prime time to invest your money into a new venture. You’ve got the power, the charms, and you seem to know the right people.
Mercury your ruler has been in sleep mode since last month and will turn direct on the 3rd! Now it’s up to you to make those bold moves. Maybe you bumped into a whole lot of people you haven’t seen in forever. Be courageous and go get all the things you’ve always wanted, before Mercury moves into your 12th house of the unconscious on the 15th, when your mind will get very private and you’ll be thinking about the past a lot. Don’t get stuck in the past, it’s behind you and you learned from it. The present is now and the bright future is awaiting you. The obsessive Scorpio Full Moon, on the 10th, which takes place in your orderly 6th house, will bring you back to basics regarding health and routine. Around the 19th you should team up with your partner or business partners since together you could be creating a groundbreaking project. A big dream of yours could be getting confirmation from the cosmos to ready, set, go! And on the 20th your birthday countdown kicks off, fun fun. You are the astrological sign that possesses multiple personalities and that is why people are able to fall in love with you over and over again. You are full of surprises and nobody will ever get bored with you. This month is going to be sizzling, dear Gemini! You are going to get lots and lots of attention. I mean you’re a natural flirt as it is, but the divine planets are adding an extra dash of magic to your whole being. Take them to the candy shop and show off your goodies. The powerful new moon on the 25th in your sign will give you a refreshing beautiful energy. People will be so attracted to you. Your light beam of charisma will be on high power. With the sexy new moon in your personal sign, you pretty much have the whole enchilada. It’s a superb time to increase your self-confidence! It’s your birthday and you deserve to be celebrated.
May is passion and play. This month will be your spring reawakening: there will be romance, sex, lust and games at this May buffet. Mercury, the little devil is finally turning direct in your 10th house of career and honors! Any delays related to career might have been pretty annoying, but from the 3rd you can go full speed, thanks to the direct fiery energy. The passionate Scorpio full moon on the 10th will highlight your 5th house of pleasure and soul mates. Try to release that build up pressure. The Scorpionic lunar force is going to help you erupt like a volcano. Use your sensual, raw energy between the sheets to get loose and of course to have a lot of fun and laughter. This is an ultra hot month for you, Cancer. Sizzling, hot. Alternatively, you should use the Scorpio full moon to say goodbye to people you still care too much about. Imagine how much more time you will have, once you stop thinking about people who are just not worth your precious time. Focus on you, focus on self-love, this way you will attract the greatest love of all. May is glorious for love and career. The magnitude mixture of winning Venus and clever Mercury in the upper sector of your chart will be blooming and booming. The 10th house rules career and reputation and the 11th house is all about networking. Make career moves especially around the 19th. You could end up finding that one important investor to back your project. This move could change up your whole routine Go big, or go home! The month ends on a more chill note. By the 25th you will want to crawl back into your shell and drift away. That day the new moon in Gemini hitting your 12th house of the unconscious, will make you feel like relaxing at home or even in nature. It is an excellent time to meditate or do yoga. Open your inner cosmos and trust the positive vibes you’ll get.
Make your moves this month babe. The Sun entered your 10th house of career last month. The spotlight is on you. May is a highly public month for you. Put yourself out there and shine bright like a diamond. Mercury will be finally turning direct. If you went traveling you might have experienced delays due to this, but don’t worry, from the 3rd on everything will be fine again! With the watery full moon in Scorpio, on the 10th, your attention will be at home. Try to have a nice, home-cooked meal with your family. On the 15th trickster planet Mercury will move through your career sector. You will change your reputation for the better, Leo, rawrrr. Mid-month a spicy overseas romance could heat up and impact your daily routine or a creative project. This is going to be quite a beautiful planetary transit with a touch of passion. You are currently restructuring your love life thanks to karmic teacher Saturn. You could be learning more abut love through a new approach to or spirituality or directly from an exotic lover. Dream big! At the end of May, one of your friends might have a job opportunity for you. Ask around, communication is key. You’ll be the crowd pleaser, playful and a little bit of a tease. The magical Gemini new moon on the 25th will be hitting your 11th house and you should definitely go out, like every night leading up to June! You could be meeting a bunch of new people and a ton of new friends. You can never make too many friends. Friends could turn into lovers, also. Hot! The new moon in Gemini stirs things up and makes everybody very spontaneous. A friend could declare his/her love for you now, or maybe you could be the one to do the declaring. Life is full of surprises. If you want to start a new group or club, now would be a good time as you have the charm to attract and find people who share the same ideas. This could turn into something bigger.
Hallelujah! Mercury will turn direct this week, so whatever miscommunications you had with your intimate partner or if there were any delays with money, from the 3rd you’ll be able to breathe again, thanks to the direct energy. Get active online. The intense Scorpio full moon on the 10th in your communication sector you should post a photo or publish some of your work, (it could get viral!) which you could receive love and praise for. People might get totally obsessed about it. Show the world you are not as innocent as people might perceive you. You are ruled by Mercury, so you really need to get turned on mentally as well. No problem, since your planet of the mind will enter your divine 9th house of foreign culture and ageless wisdom on the 15th. Exotic thoughts and mindsets will get you ready to dive into alternative forms of spirituality. I am so excited for you. Access your Kundalini energy! Expand your knowledge in sexuality! This sensational planetary energy also helps you realize your dreams and manifest unlimited abundance. Around the 19th you could be receiving good news from a family member or something related to your living situation. Maybe you finally cut yourself off financially or you reached a new transformation intimately with your partner and therefore are thinking about to move in together. With this month’s planetary alignment, success will be inevitable. You’ve got the perfect planetary combination to rise up in your work and career sector. This month could be your lucky break! The mercurial magnitude mixture of winning Venus and the powerful new moon on the 25th in your 10th house will be blooming and booming. Start your campaign or start a new Instagram account where you promote your very own image. You will get a lot of love and admiration. It’s an amazing week for any kind of career move you feel like taking… #GOALS.
The month of May is major for your partnerships to flourish. Venus, your planetary ruler is in Aries your 7th house of relationships for all of May. With Venus Retrograde in April, it’s been a tough time, love hangovers and reevaluations of loved ones. Thankfully Venus is now direct and ready to show some love. Venus will only turn retrograde again in 2019! Woohoo! On the 3rd devilish Mercury is finally turning direct. No more delays and electronic f*ck ups or misunderstandings. Besides, Mercury retrograde was adding a whole lot of confusion to your personal relationships. Use the unshakable Scorpio full moon on the 10th to balance give and take and how you share money and resources. You are fair and expect the same from your partner. Clever Mercury slides into your 8th house of deep sexuality on the 15th and will give you intuitiveness. Wow, you’re going to know, for real, how to please your partner; inside and outside of the bedroom. Around the 19th a partner or business partner could offer you a new home or office. Don’t overthink, simply go for it. it’s a very favorable planetary energy for you. YOU might only realize how lucky you got by early June, once Jupiter turns direct.
Plan your getaway, dear Libra! Just in time for summer, the Gemini new moon on the 25th will be highlighting your 9th house of travel! If you initiate any travel plans now, over the next 6 months you’re going to have the moon supporting all of your plans to explore a foreign land or culture. With a bit of travel, you will definitely feel fulfilled by the corresponding full moon.
Pluto your ruler went retrograde last month in Capricorn your 3H of communication. At the moment you will want to do more observing than actually talking. There will be no more delays when meeting up people or trying to live by any kind of schedule in our crazy lives! Devilish Mercury is finally turning direct in your 6th house of work and health, so relief is on the way! The ultra-potent full moon on the 10th will be in your sign and is going to help you start a new chapter in your life. The new you will feel invincible and ready to take on any challenge that comes your way. Do welcome any kind of transformation. On the 15th Mercury slides into your 7th house of others, which will make you think more about WE than I. You will get your best ideas when partnering up with your lover. You will have your partner’s best interest in mind. Around the 19th you could start a new daily job/activity that can help you sort out your finances maturely, pay the bills, etc. Look for opportunities and commit yourself. Ever tried Kamasutra? The passionate new moon on the 25th hooking up with infatuating Mars in your sector of deep intimacy and sacred sexuality would be an excellent time to experiment with the more spiritual forms of sexual activity. A sexual union of a deeper nature like Tantra will reawaken you once again. With Mars and the Sun in Gemini, you will feel very experimental. Gemini naturally rules your 8th house of deep sexuality, which is why nothing is too freaky for you! Sounds so wrong, but feels so good? This is a time for exploring sexual taboos. Another possibility for when a new moon falls in the 8th house, which also rules other people’s money and debts, is to start to save up for something with your partner in crime.
Devilish communicator planet Mercury has been retrograde, in your 5th house of true love and sexual encounters. A lover from your past might have reappeared, this has really been messing with your thoughts. Is it over yet or is there something you guys still have to work out? It ain’t over until it’s over…but by May 3rd you will know for sure. With the spiritual Scorpio full moon on the 10th taking place in your 12th house of the unconscious, issues from deep within might resurface. Be open to whatever comes your way. Sagittarians are very positive and optimistic. If there is one sign that can turn sh*t into gold, then it is you. It could also be that maybe a work project reaches culmination now. Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life. On the 15th logical Mercury will enter your 6th house of routine, which will help you plan out your activities. Yes, your schedule is pretty damn full. It’s just that, everyone wants to be part of your incredible energy right now. Around the 19th a surprising romantic experience could be coming your way and turn your Peter Pan soul mature. It could be a relationship that will give you security. We know you love being a free spirit, but sometimes it is nice to have somebody there with you. Warning: Saturn meeting up with shocker Uranus is a planetary transit that could also get you knocked up. Be safe if you don’t plan on adding a new member to your family. On the 25th there is a beautiful new moon taking place in your 7th house of relationships and other people. Mars combined with this potent new moon will prove to be an extremely wild stage for love. You will be incredibly charming and able to convince anyone to join in on the fun. Ready for a new relationship? If single, you might surprisingly enter a new liaison. Hint: Friends could turn into lovers…
Saturn your ruler went retrograde last month in Sagittarius your 12th house of the unconscious. You might feel more mellow and less social, don’t be. On the 3rd Mercury finally turns direct in your 4th house of home and roots, meaning you are backed up by your family to really go and make your dreams a reality. It is important to communicate your desires with your closest peers. If everybody is aware of what you want, it is easier for them to support you fully. The potent Scorpio full moon on the 10th links you up with team players. And with the energy of Pluto ensuring that you have a very powerful aura, you’ll be making those beneficial VIP contacts you have been longing for. It is vital for you to surround yourself with like-minded people now. On the 15th expressive Mercury will slide into your 5th house of fun and games. You will get extra creative on what you could change in your environment. If in a relationship, you will want to chat and exchange new ideas with your partner. Sexy time starts in your head this week. Around the 19th a move to another place could make you feel much lighter, like a sudden release deep down. You could be receiving good news and surprises from your family or something related to your living situation. The 25th is the best day to start a new diet. You will want to indulge in healthy food, and you actually won’t mind paying the extra few bucks for a fully organic diet. Even if you’ve been having bad eating habits lately, this lunar placement is the best for your overall health. You are sure to get a refreshing lunar boost and say goodbye to junk food for a while. With the flirty Gemini Mars sizzling up your 6th house of daily habits, there might be some flirting and romanticizing at work. It’s more like curiosity is motivating you to flirt. If you’re currently in a relationship, you will really want to be of service to your lover. Lucky them.
Hallelujah! Mercury is finally turning direct on the 3rd! No more delays and electronic f*ck ups. Besides, Mercury retrograde was adding a whole lot of confusion to your conversations. With the magic of the sexy Scorpio full moon on the 10th, in your career sector, your coworkers might experience your more competitive side. Take care of your reputation and be clever and fair about the steps you decide to take. Exciting Mercury will be moving into your 4th house of home on the 15th. People might randomly stop by your house and exchange ideas as you are such a fine conversationalist right now. Keep your eyes and ears open around the 19th, a friend could invite you to an unforgettable weekend getaway! Alternatively, one of your friends could have an opportunity for you related to publishing. On what better note to start summer than with this dream combo of planets, dear Aquarius! Your summer of love officially starts on the 25th. The potent new moon in Gemini is hitting your 5th house of true love fun, and pleasure. If single, it is very likely for you to meet a new hottie. Any romance you begin now will be filled with fun and laughter. What are you waiting for? Go hit some parties. It’s likely that this could be your most exciting week ever, especially since foxy Venus is part of the planetary bliss mix, making you very hot right now. You don’t even have to try! What a charming, sexy, exuberant energy. Groovy! Don’t be shy to look for potential dates online! Happy swiping!
May has no delay, yay! Your ruler Neptune will go retrograde from June until November. Use your energy now before you dive away into summer chill mode. Neptune your planetary ruler in your sign since 2012 is one of the most powerful periods for you to be in tune with the universe. The last time Neptune was in Pisces was back in the 1850s/60s. Delayed payments? No more! Devilish Mercury has been retrograde way too long and could have pretty much messed up your finances. On the 3rd Mercury finally turns direct, which means you can switch your life back to normal. On the 10th an emotional Scorpio full moon will be highlighting your 9th house of spirituality. The past couple of months you were testing your personal beliefs and are now reaching that Zen moment or even an epiphany. This potent full moon also activates your travel lust for faraway lands. What will it be Pisces? Maybe you will even think about moving back to a beloved place you used to live or simply move to a new paradise. Mid-month, messenger planet Mercury will transit in its natural base in the 3rd house of communication. Whatever conversations you plan on having, they are going to run ultra smooth. Plus, so many original ideas will pop into your head now. Are you thinking about taking a short trip? In general, it’s a favorable time to learn a new skill or study. Around the 19th a good opportunity related to money making should present itself to you, by maybe creating a group project or investing your money in tech or something new groundbreaking. May will end on a sweet note. Your focus will be on your family. Go hang out with your Mom. The 4th house is ruled by Cancer, the mother archetype, so cherish the time you spend with her. Home is where your heart will be. Use the lunar energy to chillax and tune into your home frequency. Nurture yourself and cook a nice meal. You can even use this magical lunar energy to remodel your home. Experiment with new colors. With Mars in the mix, you will have boundless energy.